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2018 Regular Session



Juvenile Law - Lead Testing and Behavioral Health Assessment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Mosby


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Requiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to order a child to undergo blood lead level testing if the child's parent or guardian consents; requiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to direct the Department of Juvenile Services or another qualified agency to make a certain study concerning the child; requiring that, as part of the study, the Department conduct a comprehensive behavioral health assessment of the child; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Mosby, Ali, Angel, Barron, Gibson, Hettleman, J. Lewis, Morales, Proctor, Queen, and Sanchez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1066
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Juvenile Law
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Juvenile Causes
Juvenile Services, Department of
Mental and Behavioral Health
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-8A-16.1, 3-8A-17)
Article - Criminal Procedure
(4-205, 4-205.1)

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February 9, 2018 4:49 P.M.